Cambodians in Long Beach Affected by Poor Living Conditions, ICE Detentions
The Cambodian Advocacy Collaborative held a forum in Long Beach on Saturday to reveal the results of a new "needs assessment" survey while drawing attention to recent immigration detentions impacting the community. The city is home to the largest Cambodian population in the nation, many of whom first arrived in the early 80's as refugees fleeing the Khmer Rouge's genocidal terror. The trauma continues to impact the community's ability to thrive in many key quality of life areas, the study found.
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